Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Painting Color~ May Workshop, Boston

Painting Light With Color

Still Life Workshop with Melody Phaneuf

May 14, 21, 28

Eggs and Shells, oil painting by Melody Phaneuf

Light bathes objects in its path and reveals exquisite interactions of color.

Learn to translate the visual experience of light & color into oil paint in a 3-day workshop given by Melody Phaneuf at Fenway Studios, Boston.

Focus is on painting a simple still life arrangement. Immerse yourself in a traditional approach to oil painting in ideal, north light studio conditions.

Workshop will be held May 14, 21, 28, and from 10:30–1:30; cost is $275; bring a friend and you both save $75.

Melody Phaneuf, 617 236 4322 or email workshop


Melody Phaneuf began artistic studies at Vesper George School of Art. Influenced by teachers Robert Douglas Hunter and Robert Cormier, she advanced her skills in the Boston School tradition with portrait artist, Robert Cormier at Fenway Studios ?in Boston. The rigorous training in drawing, painting and composition gave Phaneuf the fluency to communicate her artistic vision.

Phaneuf is well known for her evocative still life, landscape, and portrait paintings. She has exhibited at The National Arts Club in New York City, Galerie Herouet ?in Paris, and with Art du Monde, in Japan. Her paintings are regularly on view at ?The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, North Shore Arts in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Bennington Center for The Arts in Bennington, Vermont. Phaneuf has recently been invited to become an exhibiting artist at Patricia Hutton Galleries, soon to open in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Phaneuf maintains a studio at Fenway Studios in Boston, where she paints and holds workshops, continuing the Boston School lineage.


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